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Monday, December 10, 2018

Group publishes guide for prospective new farmers

The National Farmers Union of Ontario has published the Young Agrarians Ontario Land Access Guide to help new farmers find creative ways to succeed...

Getting down to the business of enjoying strawberry season: fresh and...

With berry season in full swing, now is the time to attend those pick-your-own farms and kiosks available for prospective buyers around town. Martin’s...

FMO program is a reality check for farm-to-table goods

Farmers’ Market Ontario is very much an advocate for the offerings of genuine, local farmers. To that end, the organization is alert for resellers...

Getting down to the business of going local with food choices

Long supporting the region’s local food producers, the Taste of Woolwich is back for its 12th year next weekend. With a number of attractions,...

Research nets new tender fruit

Fruit breeding is a ponderous process, a science spanning decades to procure the perfect seedling to bring to market. For Jayasankar Subramanian of the...

Weather has some crops down, but not out

The wet, cool weather that defined the spring and early summer have taken somewhat of a toll on crops, even here in the region. The...

Ontario needs regulations of its own for organic producers

A lack of provincial regulations governing organic food may be leading to consumers being confused or, worse, misled, suggests a report released this week. The...

A boost for companies finding tech solutions for ag. sector

Elmira-based Greentronics Ltd. is one of the ten southwestern Ontario recipients of new seed funding grants, recognized for its agricultural technology. The grants are provided...

Seasonal workers already heading back to Ontario farms

Most often associated with harvest time – and out in larger numbers then – seasonal workers can already be found on farms throughout Ontario. That’s...

Supporting young farmers

Aiming to help more young adults break into the agricultural sector, Farm Credit Canada has partnered with the Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food to...